Author Archives: Ivan Eland

A Parade of Imperial Presidencies

Trump is just the latest in a long line of executives to stiff-arm the Constitution and ignore congressional powers.

Herbert Hoover Had the Best National Security Policy of the 20th Century

He was a disaster on the economy and a prophet on foreign relations. We should follow the latter example today.

From War to Welfare

How taxes and entitlements begin with militarism

Declare Victory and Come Home

By Ivan Eland | May 25, 2011 Now that President Obama has …

Hidden Costs

The Iraq War bill is higher than taxpayers realize—and Congress is still signing checks.